Dr. Rogelio V. Cuyno, the first chancellor of the University of the Philippines Mindanao, returned to the campus on July 6, 2023, to give a talk in the Legacy Lecture Series of the UPMin Office of Research.
In his talk, “Reflections on Building a Higher Education Institution,” Dr. Cuyno prescribed sustainability and continuity as key to UPMin’s future direction. He detailed these in six suggested interdisciplinary academic clusters and 11 institutional elements. Reactions to Dr. Cuyno’s talk were given by Education Supervisor Mr. Randy Tudi of the Commission on Higher Education-Region 11, Assistant Regional Director Ms. Mirasol Domingo of the Department of Science and Technology-XI, Mr. Nap Concepcion, chairperson of the UP Alumni Association Davao, and UP Mindanao Chancellor Prof. Lyre Anni Murao.
Read Dr. Cuyno's paper here: REFLECTIONS ON BUILDING AN INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING
Read Mr. Nap Concepcion's reaction here: Reaction of Mr. Nap Concepcion, UPAA-Davao Chairperson
Read Chancellor Murao's reaction here: Response of Chancellor Murao